04 Oct

Efficient SSRIs for depression

stabilizing medications

In case of severe depression a person can be suggested a complex treatment with regular exercises, strict diet, talk therapy and natural or chemical medications for depression. The latter are available both on prescription and over the counter. How can one differentiate which antidepressant can be bought without Rx and which one is not available over the counter? Everything is very easy. Antidepressants based on natural ingredients can be bought in a local drugstore without submitting a prescription. As a rule, the majority of people diagnosed with mild depression prefer to take natural antidepressants following the directions of a doctor in charge. Chemical antidepressants are used when the mood disorder is far from mild and requires intensive care.
There are 4 main types of chemical antidepressants available nowadays: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), Reversible Inhibitors of Monoamine Oxidase (RIMAs). Amid these medications only selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are considered to be efficient and well-tolerated medications that can be prescribed for treating symptoms of depression. TCAs are not popular because while taking these medications numerous side effects may occur although they are almost equal in efficiency to SSRI group of antidepressants.
SSRIs can be prescribed by a medical specialist after taking into consideration all the symptoms of a patient. Antidepressant Prozac belongs to this group of prescription medicines. This remedy is widely used for relieving symptoms of clinical depression, OCD, panic and social phobia. Every pill of this anti-anxiety drug contains a certain dose of fluoxetine hydrochloride. This ingredient stimulates the cells to release more serotonin, a hormone responsible for good mood and sense of happiness.
If one failed to visit a doctor but knows exactly what medicine (s)he needs, it is possible to get the necessary antidepressant via Internet. In other words, one may without prescription in any online pharmacy. But in this case one should know for sure the dosage and doctor’s recommendations.
As for the latter, every patient should take the remedy exactly as directed by the healthcare professional. This will help to avoid unwanted side effects and achieve a rapid recovering. As for the side effects that SSRIs may cause, they are not obligatory for all the people who take these mood stabilizing medications as one and the same drug may affect people differently. The most common among secondary effects are: mood swings, panic, groundless anxiety, insomnia. Sometimes one may feel sudden irritation and hostility, become aggressive or overactive. The most dangerous effect of taking SSRIs is suicidal thinking. One must immediately contact with a medical specialist if a patient shows strange behavior or intention to hurt himself.
Such remedies as Prozac became popular due to intensive advertising campaign and possibility to without leaving home, plus the remedy is very efficient. More than that, online shopping is very comfortable and not less pleasant than traditional one. But one should not forget that it is necessary to get professional medical recommendations for using the remedy, otherwise there is a high risk of negative consequences. Treat depressive conditions without unnecessary harm to the organism, do not practice self-treating.

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